Meghalaya at a Glance – 5 Days
Validity: Till 30th April 2017
Guwahati – Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Mawlynnong – Guwahati
Day 1 - Guwahati
Arrive Guwahati airport where you will be met by our representative. Proceed to Kamakhya Temple, the Shakti Temple of mother Goddess Kamakhya on the top of Nilachal Hills, overlooking the River Brahmaputra. Also visit Bhubaneswari Temple. Later check into your hotel. This evening, time permitting, visit emporia and market. Overnight.
Day 2 - Guwahati – Shillong (110km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Shillong, stopping en route to view the beautiful Umiam Lake. Check into your hotel on arrival. Later visit the Don Bosco Center of Indigenous Cultures (Sunday closed) in the city. In the evening, visit Police Bazaar, Shillong's prime shopping location offering electronics to traditional handicraft, modern clothing to handloom items, traditional spices etc. Overnight.
Day 3 - Shillong – Day trip to Cherrapunjee (56km / 2½ hrs)
After breakfast drive to Shillong Peak, one of the highest points of the Meghalaya plateau. Later drive to Cherrapunjee the "wettest place on earth" in the world with average rainfall of 12,000 mm a year. Visit the Thankharang Park from where you can see the plains of Bangladesh, Seven Sisters Fall, Nohkalikai Fall, Mawsmai Cave. Return to Shillong visiting Elephant Fall en route. Overnight.
Day 4 - Shillong – Day trip to Mawlynnong (90km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mawlynnong considered the cleanest village in India. Drive through winding roads and enjoy panoramic views. On arrival, walk 400 m to see the amazing Living Root Bridge. It is one of the most extraordinary pieces of art and engineering work done by man and nature as a team. As an old tradition, the Khasi's have been growing/creating living root bridges to cross the rivers, using Rubber Plants (FicusElastica) as the tree grows many secondary roots. Take a walk around the village and return to Shillong. Overnight.
Day 5 - Shillong – Guwahati (110km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, transfer to Guwahati Airport.
Tour Price: Rs. 30,210 per person for 2 adults traveling together by an AC Sumo Car.
                    Rs. 22,305 per person for 4 adults traveling together by an AC Sumo Car.
Includes:
  • All sightseeing and transfers by AC car, inclusive of fuel and driver allowance.
  • Local guide wherever necessary.
  • All accommodation on twin share with breakfast as under:
    1 night at 3 star Hotel Landmark or similar, Guwahati (super deluxe room)
    3 nights at 3 star Hotel Center Point or similar, Shillong (deluxe room)
  • Govt. Service tax.
Excludes:
  • Air / train fare.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Entry fees at monuments, museum, leisure park.
  • Escort / guide throughout.
  • Tips, drinks, laundry.
  • Traditional / Cultural dance.
  • Insurance, telephone charge.
  • Camera fees.
  • Any other services not mentioned in "tour price includes".
Note:
  • Tour price is subject to change should there be any hike in the fuel and hotel rates.
  • We shall proceed with your booking once we have received confirmation from you. If rooms are unavailable in the original hotels, equivalent / alternative hotels will be provided.
  • Category of rooms may differ depending upon the availability at the time of booking.
  • The duration mentioned in the itinerary may not be precise; it is the time that can be expected when strictly driving, depending on the present road conditions. Otherwise, the journey is conducted in such a way that stops are made midway for visiting villages, markets, photography, major landmarks of importance or interest depending on your interest.
  • Some of the sights / itinerary may change due to time limit, weather, national holidays, and special events. We maintain the rights to alter the itinerary since tours are made in advance and unforeseen circumstances that mandate change may arise. Itinerary changes are made to improve your overall travel experience.
  • Tour price is valid for Indian Nationals only.
  • 9% Service Tax.